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April 14, 2011

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In March, the container traffic in the port of Long Beach was down 2.5%

The decrease was due to a decline in landings of loaded containers

After 14 consecutive months of growth in March, the trend of container traffic in the port of Long Beach came back negative. Last month, the airport has handled 412,235 TEUs in California, a decrease of 2.5% from 422,774 TEUs in March 2010. The contraction was driven by the drop in landings of loaded containers, which amounted to 191,211 teu (-7.5%). Growing, however, is the boarding of loaded containers that handling of empty containers, respectively attestatisi 131,761 teu (+1.0%) and 89,263 teu (+4.2%).

In the first quarter of 2011, the Port of Long Beach has handled a total of 1,345,531 TEUs, an increase of 6.4% over the same period last year. Landings and shipments of full containers totaled 667,316 TEUs respectively (+5.5%) and 381,236 teu (+3.9%) and handling of empty containers totaled 296,979 TEUs (11.9%).


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